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SPOTLIGHT

Wendella Boat Cruise
& Jazz Band Concert

July 19, 8:00 p.m.

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 The Groove Cruise returns!
The graduate class annual fundraiser returns to Lake Michigan with a special Wendella Boat Cruise and live music by the VanderCook Jazz Band.
 
Tickets & more details available here!

 

VanderCook welcomes

Dr. John-Rine Zabanal

as our new
Director of String Music Education

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We are delighted to announce the appointment of
Dr. John-Rine Zabanal as our new Director of
String Music Education beginning with the Fall 2019 semester.
We enthusiastically welcome him as a new member of our faculty
and the VanderCook community at large, and are confident that his energetic personality will make him a great fit.

To learn more about Dr. Zabanal, visit our Music Faculty page.


 

Special One City performance at IIT's

Chicago Race Riot 1919
Commemoration Event

IIT's McCormick Center Auditorium
Saturday, July 27, 10:45 a.m.

As part of IIT's retrospective commemorating the 100th anniversary of the infamous 1919 Chicago Race Riot, the students of VanderCook's One City outreach program will perform a selection of jazz titles honoring Bronzeville's rich musical legacy.

Admission is free but reservations are required; register here.


Check out this video to see who these students are
and learn about the One City program:

Be sure to check our Events page for more upcoming
concerts and events!

 

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JULY BUILDING HOURS:

  Mon. – Wed., July 13

 

7:00 a.m. – 10:30 p.m.

Thursday, July 4

 

Building Closed

Friday, July 5

 

9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (no classes)

Saturday, July 6

 

7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Sunday, July 7

 

1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Mon. – Fri., July 812

 

7:00 a.m. – 10:30 p.m.

  Saturday, July 13

 

7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Sunday, July 14

 

1:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

Mon. – Fri., July 1519

 

7:00 a.m. – 10:30 p.m.

  Saturday, July 20

 

9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Sunday, July 21

 

1:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

Mon. – Sat., July 2227

 

7:00 a.m. – 10:30 p.m.

Sunday, July 28

 

9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

  Mon. – Wed., July 29–31

 

7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

 
Posted hours are subject to change.

 

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          2018-19 College Catalog

 

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          2018-19 Student Handbook
 
 


EVENTS

Jul
19
08:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wendella Boat Cruise & Jazz Band Concert
Event's details

Time:08:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Wendella Boat Cruise & Jazz Band Concert
 

08:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Description: Wendella Boat Cruise & Jazz Band Concert
 
Jul
25
Chicagoland Marching Band Leadership Academy
Event's details

All Day Event

Formerly known as 7 Steps to a Better Band, the Chicagoland Marching Band Leadership Academy (MBLA) is a single-day event designed to prepare directors and their student leaders for a sucessful school year and marching band season. Directors and their students will have an opportunity to set goals for their school, break out into sectional leadership workshops, prepare music in sections, share their goals with all participants and prepare and perform a music selection as one large ensemble.
 

All Day Event

Description: Formerly known as 7 Steps to a Better Band, the Chicagoland Marching Band Leadership Academy (MBLA) is a single-day event designed to prepare directors and their student leaders for a sucessful school year and marching band season. Directors and their students will have an opportunity to set goals for their school, break out into sectional leadership workshops, prepare music in sections, share their goals with all participants and prepare and perform a music selection as one large ensemble.
 
Jul
25
07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Applied Studios Recital
Event's details

Time:07:00 PM - 08:30 PM

Applied Studios Recital
 

07:00 PM - 08:30 PM

Description: Applied Studios Recital
 
Jul
27
10:45 AM - 11:30 AM
One City Concert at the Chicago Race Riot 1919 Commemoration Event
Event's details

Time:10:45 AM - 11:30 AM

The student bands of VanderCook's One City outreach program will perform at the Chicago 1919 Race Riots Retrospective at IIT
 

10:45 AM - 11:30 AM

Description: The student bands of VanderCook's One City outreach program will perform at the Chicago 1919 Race Riots Retrospective at IIT
 
Jul
27
02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Graduate Commencement
Event's details

Time:02:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Graduate Commencement
 

02:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Description: Graduate Commencement
 

 

THANK YOU TO OUR CORPORATE SPONSORS:


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If you are interested in becoming a corporate sponsor, please contact the President's Office.

NEWS

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VanderGram: June 3, 2019 Welcome to summer! A fun, busy and very musical summer lies on VanderCook's horizon...​
 
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VanderGram: May 8, 2019 Spring semester winds down at last, with superb performances by all our students!​
 
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VanderGram: April 22, 2019 A wealth of events and news as spring semester enters the home stretch...
 
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VanderGram: April 8, 2019 VanderCook's Music News returns with recaps and upcoming events you won't want to miss!
 
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